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The book then goes on about actually felling the tree, detailing various cutting methods and why you would use them. I will say at this point that the book only covers cutting trees from the ground.
Climbing a tree and making cuts while in the tree is a job best done by trained professionals/5. Jul 23, Jul 26, Felling a tree means causing a tree to fall down by either sawing with a handsaw or cutting with a chainsaw. Felling a tree with chainsaws takes planning and should be well thought through.
If you are a beginner, it is a good idea to have someone who is an experienced chainsaw user with you to help. The felling cut is made from the direct opposite of your notch.
You will need to cut towards the notch about 2 inches above the first cut in your notch and stop 10% of the diameter of your tree before you meet the notch.
Stopping before you meet the notch allows for the “hinge”.Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.
Mar 01, It is generally easier and safer to fell a ri fall trees in the direction that it is already leaning. Let gravity help you. If the tree is leaning in an unsafe direction, you have two options: 1) manipulate the tree to fall in a different direction using strategic notch placement, or 2) pick another tree to fell.
Note: These directions for felling a tree may vary outside of Alaska.
Cut your notch. Cut an open-face notch on the side of the tree that faces the direction you want the tree to shrubgrinding.barted Reading Time: 6 mins.